|Pat Carver (standing on scaffolding) was one of 665 who volunteered to paint the homes of 22 Cleveland senior citizens as part of "Fresh Coat Cleveland." |
CLEVELAND, Ohio (BP)--It’s amazing what a new coat of paint can do for a house.
“A freshly painted house says, ‘Look at me. Don’t I look good?’” said Louise Jackson, Cleveland Community Development commissioner of Neighborhood Services. “I’m proud to be in this neighborhood.”
Jackson joined Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson at a celebration held in the rotunda of City Hall to recognize “Fresh Coat Cleveland,” a project of Cleveland Hope, a Southern Baptist partnership initiative of the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio, the Greater Cleveland Baptist Association and the North American Mission Board. NAMB has named Cleveland as one of its 11 Strategic Focus Cities. Read More